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hemorrhoids causing bleeding

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sharmila Dissanaike
20 years experience General Surgery
No: Hemorrhoids can bleed with bowel movements or spontaneously but it usually is bright red blood on the toilet paper or in the bowl. It is always bleedi ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Possibly: ..But don't assume that's the problem. You need to be examined, and be prepared to describe the volume, color , and characteristics of the blood. Be ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Flavia De la cruz
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Fiber: For long term prevention and to prevent worsening, increase dietary fiber intake to more than 30grams/day (you may use diet supplements). Walk or jog ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bridget Reidy
34 years experience Family Medicine
No: You can't know if your internal hemorrhoids are the source of blood because you can't see them, so bleeding is always serious. If it's more than a fe ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Problem: It is great that there was not cancer or other items. There are local treatments for the hemorrhoid s to shrink, but some do need surgery and you may ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Caused by the stool-: -rubbing on them, especially if constipated. The blood in the stool may B sporadic depending on if you R constipated on & off. A visit 2 Ur PCP wi ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Rectal bleed: Blood from rectum can come from anal fissure, rectal or sigmoid polyp, colitis, diverticular bleed, cancer, infection (rare), trauma (rare)
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Linzess is not known to do that. But it is a newer drug.....you may be the first one. Use sietz bath and hemorrhoid suppository.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Rarely: Bleeding from hemorrhoids rarely cause excess blood loss or anemia. This is because it generally stops when you lie down and stop straining. If you ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Other causes of rectal itching could include irritation of a rectal fissure and tape worm
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